Texas Governor Pardons Ex-Army Sergeant Convicted of Killing Black Lives Matter Protester

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a full pardon Thursday for a former U.S. Army sergeant convicted of murder for fatally shooting an armed demonstrator in 2020 during nationwide protests against police violence and racial injustice. Abbott announced the pardon just a few minutes after the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles announced […]

National Guard Apache Helicopter Crashes in Mississippi Killing Two Crew Members

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A Mississippi National Guard AH-64 Apache attack helicopter crashed in the northern part of the state near Booneville on Friday afternoon, a service component spokesperson confirmed. Two Guardsmen who were on board were killed in the mishap and safety crews were at the scene, according to a statement from Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves. The names […]

Former Service Member Found Dead at Fort Meade Suspected of Killing Son in Their Odenton Apartment

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A retired service member found dead at Fort Meade on Wednesday morning is suspected of killing his 34-year-old son in their Odenton apartment, according to the Anne Arundel County Police Department. Army officials from the fort released a bulletin Wednesday notifying the media of the on-site death, while the county department announced it was considering the deaths a murder-suicide. On […]

US Army Soldier Accused of Killing His Wife in Alaska Faces Court Hearing

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JUNEAU, Alaska — A U.S. Army soldier accused of killing his wife in Alaska after a night out celebrating his 21st birthday is set to be back in court Thursday, according to court records. Zarrius Ray Hildabrand faces murder and evidence tampering charges in the death of his wife, Saria Hildabrand, of Utah, whose body […]

Army Ranger Charged with Killing 2, Injuring 3 in Music Festival Shooting

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Prosecutors have charged a 26-year-old member of the U.S. Army with killing two women and injuring three other people during an electronic dance music festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre. James M. Kelly faces two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of first-degree assault and one count of first-degree domestic violence assault in the shooting at the Beyond Wonderland festival, […]